Yuan Longping Receives a New Title: Chief Consultant of Shulan Municipal Government, Jilin Province

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 Yuan Longping Receives a New Title: Chief Consultant of Shulan Municipal Government, Jilin Province


According to the Wechat Publicity No. Shulan Publicity issued by the Publicity Department of Shulan Municipal Committee of Jilin Province, on August 13, following a visit to Sanya, Hainan on April 6 to Yuan Longping, who wrote the inscription Shulan, the Town of Ecological Rice in China. On August 8 and 9, Jinhua, Mayor of Shulan, led Zhang Jiancheng, Vice Mayor of Shulan, and the heads of relevant departments to Hunan. Changsha visited Yuan Longping again and invited him to act as the chief consultant of Shulan Municipal Government and issue a letter of engagement for him.

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After learning that August 9 (the ninth day of the seventh month of the lunar calendar) is Yuan Longpings 90th birthday, Jinhua, on behalf of the Shulan Municipal Committee, the municipal government and 670,000 Shulan people, sent birthday greetings to Yuan Longping, wishing him good health and longevity, and inviting him to visit Shulan timely for guidance.

Sources said that Yuan Longping welcomed the arrival of Jinhua and his delegation and asked about Shulans agricultural production, rice growth, weather impact on rice and the demonstration of new varieties of rice. He highly praised Shulans efforts and achievements in the development of rice industry and hoped that Shulan would continue to increase the number of new varieties of rice. Variety breeding and new technology research and development efforts to create a Shulan rice brand, the rice industry will become a pillar industry of rich people and strong city.

As early as April 6, Shulan Mayor Jinhua led Vice Mayor Zhang Jiancheng and the heads of relevant departments to visit Yuan Longping in Sanya, Hainan.

According to the Wechat public number Shulan Publication, Jinhua introduced to Yuan Longping the regional characteristics, geographical advantages of Shulan City and the progress made in rice quality improvement and new variety breeding in recent years, and earnestly hoped that Yuan Longping would give guidance to the research and development of new varieties of Shulan rice and give more help to improve the quality of Shulan rice. Support and help.

Yuan Longping carefully inquired about Shulans geographical location, rice yield and harvesting methods, and fully affirmed Shulans unique geographical advantages and achievements in rice cultivation and new varieties breeding. He hoped that Shulan would make great efforts in rice breeding and go out to study and investigate advanced breeding. Technology, suitable for local cultivation of high-quality varieties and technology introduced to create a high-quality brand.

Jinhua said that he sincerely hoped to cooperate with the National Hybrid Rice Engineering Research Center to build a high-quality rice breeding base and Research Institute in northern China. He sincerely invited Yuan Longping to act as chief consultant. Yuan Longping readily agreed and inscribed Shulan, the hometown of Ecological Rice in China.

Shulan City is a county-level city under the jurisdiction of Jilin Province. It is located in the transitional zone from Changbai Mountain to Songnen Plain and the intersection of two provinces and three cities. It is located in the center of Northeast Asian economic circle. It is the hinterland of China Changjitu Development and Opening Pioneer Zone.

In 2018, Shulan City was awarded Chinas Ecological Rice Town by China Food Industry Association.

Yuan Longping was born in Beiping in 1930 and graduated from Southwest Agricultural College in 1953. He began to study hybrid rice in 1964. In 1973, he realized three-line matching. In 1974, he bred the first hybrid rice combination Nanyou 2. In 1975, he successfully developed hybrid rice seed production technology, which laid a foundation for the wide spread of hybrid rice. In 1985, Yuan Longping put forward the strategic idea of hybrid rice breeding, pointing out the direction for the further development of hybrid rice. In 1987, he was the responsible expert on the topic of Two-line Hybrid Rice under 863 plan. In 1995, he successfully developed two-line hybrid rice. In 1997, he put forward the technical route of Super Hybrid Rice breeding. In 2000, he realized China formulated by the Ministry of Agriculture. The first stage goal of super rice breeding was achieved one year ahead of schedule in 2004. In 1995, Yuan Longping was elected academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, and won many domestic awards such as the National Prize for Invention and the First Supreme Science and Technology Award, and 11 international awards such as the United Nations Science Award, the Wolf Award and the World Food Award. Source of this article: Peng Mei News Responsible Editor: Zhang Wenze_NN7378

Yuan Longping was born in Beiping in 1930 and graduated from Southwest Agricultural College in 1953. He began to study hybrid rice in 1964. In 1973, he realized three-line matching. In 1974, he bred the first hybrid rice combination Nanyou 2. In 1975, he successfully developed hybrid rice seed production technology, which laid a foundation for the wide spread of hybrid rice.

In 1985, Yuan Longping put forward the strategic idea of hybrid rice breeding, pointing out the direction for the further development of hybrid rice. In 1987, he was the responsible expert on the topic of Two-line Hybrid Rice under 863 plan. In 1995, he successfully developed two-line hybrid rice. In 1997, he put forward the technical route of Super Hybrid Rice breeding. In 2000, he realized China formulated by the Ministry of Agriculture. The first stage goal of super rice breeding was achieved one year ahead of schedule in 2004.

In 1995, Yuan Longping was elected academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, and won many domestic awards such as the National Prize for Invention and the First Supreme Science and Technology Award, and 11 international awards such as the United Nations Science Award, the Wolf Award and the World Food Award.